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NORTHBOUND ROUTE 28 OVERNIGHT CLOSURES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 24 & 25, AT CHESTNUT STREET EXIT
SOUTHBOUND ROUTE 28 RAMP TO THE 40TH STREET BRIDGE TO CLOSE AROUND-THE-CLOCK
Nightly closures of northbound Route 28 in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur this weekend, Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25 weather permitting.

Northbound (outbound) Route 28 will be closed between the Chestnut Street exit and the 31st Street Bridge Friday and Saturday night from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. Crews will conduct permanent barrier installation.

Northbound traffic will be detoured.  Signs will guide motorists along the detour routes.

Posted detours

From northbound Route 28, northbound I-279
• From northbound Route 28 take the Chestnut Street Exit
• Turn right onto the 16th Street Bridge
• Turn left onto Liberty Avenue
• Turn left onto 31st Street
• Cross over the bridge and take the ramp to northbound Route 28
• End detour

From northbound I-579
• Continue on I-579 northbound and merge with I-279 northbound
• Take exit to Hazlett Street (Exit 3)
• Turn right onto East Street and follow to East Ohio Street
• Turn left onto East Ohio Street
• Turn right onto Chestnut Street and cross over the 16th Street Bridge
• Turn left onto Liberty Avenue
• Turn left onto 31st Street Bridge
• Cross over the bridge and take the ramp to northbound Route 28
• End detour

The left hand lane of southbound Route 28 will close to traffic during the same time frame.  The southbound right hand lane and all southbound ramps will remain open.

Additionally, the southbound Route 28 ramp to the 40th Street Bridge will close to traffic from 8 p.m. Friday night around-the-clock to 5 a.m. Monday morning as crews perform paving operations.   Traffic will be detoured.

Posted detour

• Exit at the Millvale (Exit 3B) Interchange
• At intersection with Evergreen Avenue and East Ohio Street, continue straight onto East Ohio Street
• Follow East Ohio Street to the 40th Street Bridge
• End Detour

PORT AUTHORITY MEDIA ADVISORY: PARTIAL CLOSURE EAST BUSWAY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25
A portion of the Martin Luther King Jr. East Busway will be closed on Saturday for construction near East Liberty Station, detouring the P1 East Busway-All Stops bus route.
 
The detour will be in effect on Saturday, October 25 from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. that same day.
 
The P1 will not serve East Liberty Station stops during this time, but will instead stop nearby at Ellsworth Avenue at East Liberty Station entrance (inbound) and at Ellsworth Avenue at Emerson Street (outbound).
 
Riders should allow for extra travel time during the detour.

BIRMINGHAM BRIDGE PRESERVATION PROJECT LONG-TERM NORTHBOUND LANE CLOSURE MONDAY, OCTOBER 13 – EARLY MARCH 2015 IN PITTSBURGH
A long-term lane closure on the Birmingham Bridge (Route 2085) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, Oct. 13, weather permitting.

Starting Monday, Oct. 13, Single-lane traffic will occur Mondays-Saturdays on the northbound (inbound) side of the Birmingham Bridge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The northbound bike lane will also be closed. Bicycle traffic will be accommodated.

This daily traffic restriction will occur through early March 2015.

HIGHLAND PARK BRIDGE INSPECTION MONDAY-FRIDAYS, OCTOBER 6 - 24
Work to inspect the Highland Park Bridge (Route 1005) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin on Monday, Oct. 6, weather permitting.

Single-lane closures will occur on the bridge and connecting ramps as needed weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday, Oct. 24.

 

 

 

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